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Koala Hospital

Lord Street | Macquarie Nature Reserve, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
02 6584 1522
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Description: The world's first hospital dedicated to these creatures.
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Emu Park, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

We did the 3:00pm tour of this hospital. The guide told us about the current koalas being cared for in the hospital and a lot of useful information in relation to koalas. To say this facility is amazing is an understatement, this is a worthwhile cause for these animals, please ensure you make a small donation when you visit as... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

There's a dedicated band of volunteers who care for the koalas who came off second best when adjusting to urban areas encroaching on habitat. The hospital is open for free viewing (but would appreciate donation.) Time your visit for 3 pm and you'll get a free tour. No one in the hospital being treated on the day we visited, but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We went here and it was just such a positive experience to see people caring for these poor Koalas. The information boards are a good read and if you watch for long enough they move around and care be quite cheeky!! I ended up adopting one for $50 a year which helps out this amazing place ☺

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

It was overcast however we braved the rain to visit the koalas being cared for and heard their stories and treatment. A most worthwhile experience for everyone but definitely take the kids

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Great that somebody takes care of these small cute creatures. It is a very peaceful place. Worth visiting!

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Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

There were only about 4 koalas in the hospital so wasn' t as busy as the time before when we visited, Staff at shop very friendly.

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Albury, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Wow, what a lovely setting to treat sick koalas. We had the luck to meet a very naugthy koala who jumped from one pen to another as a means of trying to escape. This provided some hilaric entertainment for my two teens. There is no entry fee however, a donation is a must for the work what they do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This place is a fantastic refuge for sick and injured koalas and is the best place they could possibly be if they need help. The volunteers deserve 5 stars. Their care and compassion for the koala is outstanding. The yards that the koalas are held in are great for koalas with the tall eucalyptus species being apparent throughout. There were... More

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We visited here with our young son and we thought it was fantastic. You can see through the windows at the hospital. When we visited they were putting drops in the koalas eyes. A great opportunity to see things. We had a wander through the outdoor space set up for the koalas and you can read more about each of... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

This is definitely worth a visit. Tours are run by volunteers who are engaging and happy to answer your questions. Beautiful surrounds and an amazing cause. There is no charge for the tours but as they run on donations we donated $5 per person. Kids loved it and were hard to get away.

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